The conflicting ideals of virtue and law.
A question of influence or of a common culture?
A philosopher’s approach.
Moving beyond the abortion debate.
The legacy of a 10th-century sage.
Philosophy and mysticism may be closer than they appear.
In a religion that eschews doctrine.
Neither was a cynical atheist.
A new book takes on the philosopher’s influence.
The British-Jewish philosopher Isaiah Berlin made it his life’s work to understand and write about the European critics of the 18th-century Enlightenment—not because he, too,. . .
One of the great debates about Moses Maimonides’ philosophical magnum opus, the Guide of the Perplexed, concerns the degree to which it should be taken. . .
With an intellectual boldness unmatched in Jewish philosophy before or since, Moses Maimonides showed that ritual observance opens the way to knowledge of reality.